Tag Archives: Ekiti State

Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, Tests Negative For COVID-19

Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the Governor of Ekiti State, has tested negative for COVID-19. The politician who went on isolation eleven days ago after testing positive for the virus, expressed gratitude for the prayers and good wishes received from well-wishers while the period lasted. In a tweet on Saturday, Governor Fayemi reminded Nigerians of the need to…

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Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, Tests Positive For COVID-19

Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state has tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), after testing for the third time. Fayemi, who is the chairman of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), disclosed his health status via his official Twitter account on Wednesday. According to him, “I took my third Covid-19 test yesterday and it came back…

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COVD-19: Ekiti Records Second Casualty As 75-Year-Old Woman Dies

Ekiti State Governor has confirmed another COVID-19 casualty, making it the second death to be recorded in the whole state. This was confirmed by the state government on Thursday, noting that the case was a 75-year-old woman who died from COVID-19-related complications. “We can confirm that one of the samples sent to the Nigeria Centre…

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NCDC Revises Coronavirus Tally To 541, Apologizes To Ekiti For Reporting New Case

On Saturday, April 18, 2020, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control reported that the cases of coronavirus has risen to 542 but now they’re apologizing to the Ekiti State Government for mistakenly announcing one new case in the state. NCDC had initially recorded 49 new cases in five states and the Federal Capital Territory. They noted that 23 of the…

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Iconic Nigerian Broadcaster, Kunle Olasope Bows Out At 82

Iconic Nigerian broadcaster, Otunba Kunle Olasope has been confirmed dead. The Efon-Alaaye, Ekiti State-born broadcaster, died in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, on Sunday at the age of 82. Former Secretary-General, Efon Development League, Prince Adeyemi Adejoju, who confirmed the death of Olasope, who was until his passage, the chairman, Board of Trustees of the…

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N4.6bn Fraud: Fayose’s Ally, Agbele, Docked, Remanded in Prison

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Wednesday, August 3, 2016, arraigned an associate of Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, Abiodun Agbele, before Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court sitting in Maitama, Abuja on an 11-count charge bordering on money laundering to the tune of  N1,219,000,000 (One Billion, Two Hundred…

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